Flora Exotica

Flora Exotica

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the April 2016 Edition Forever, it seems; orchids have been a joy to me, the delicacy of the flowers, the transparency and waxy feel of the petals and the glorious colours. Oh those glorious colours....
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Cooking Around the World

Cooking Around the World

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition I grew up in England during the Second World War when all foods were severely rationed and housewives cooking skills were challenged to the nth degree. There were no Kentucky Fried Chicken...
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Manzanillo Chose Me

Manzanillo Chose Me

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition We first came to Manzanillo in 1996. After a long and very eventful journey by car, full of surprises and much laughter along the way, we arrived in town at about 3.30...
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Something to Say – Ethics

Something to Say – Ethics

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition I made a startling discovery recently. Looking though the new S.A.I.T. (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) calendar, trying to find a course that would aid in combating my Killer Computer was a...
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Something to say – Censorship

Something to say – Censorship

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition I was four when I taught myself to read. By five, I was reading stories and books designated for much older children and thoroughly enjoying them. My uncle’s “Boy’s Own” and “Hotspur”...
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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition I have had many, many names in my lifetime as have we all. Daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, friend, girlfriend, fiancé, bride, wife, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, mummy, Mum, mother-in-law, auntie...
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Our First New Year’s Celebration in Manzanillo

Our First New Year’s Celebration in Manzanillo

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition We had celebrated New Year in Mexico in 1983 when we had our introduction to Mexico. Then Nigel and I, with our friend Hilary, journeyed to Acapulco to take over somebody’s time...
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Returning from Mexico with a Mexican Cat

Returning from Mexico with a Mexican Cat

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the March 2016 Edition A couple or so years ago I remember there being pandemonium amongst the foreign population as all of a sudden, without any prior notification, as is their wont, the Mexican Government decided...
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“The White Woman” An Aztec Legend

“The White Woman” An Aztec Legend

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the February 2016 Edition In 1956 my father took an assignment from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to teach the pilots of Aero Mexico how to fly the air traffic control patterns required by...
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Books versus Electronic Books

Books versus Electronic Books

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the November 2014 Edition I am absolutely not an expert on these electronic items although five years ago I investigated and then decided upon the Nook from Barnes and Noble. Mostly that was because the salesman was...
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